Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)Overview

overview

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is a group of conditions caused by high levels of fat in the liver.

causes

Things that increase your risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease include being overweight, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

symptoms

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease usually has no symptoms. Some people may have tummy pain and feel weak and very tired.

treatments_overview

There are no medicines for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Things like losing weight, eating healthily and regular exercise can help.

Page last reviewed: 19/11/2018
Next review due: 19/11/2021